Los Angeles Things to Do

Los Angeles Things to Do

Looking for something exciting to do in Los Angeles? You’ve come to the right place! Tripster has the best selection and deals on Los Angeles attractions and activities ranging from the iconic Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood to harbor cruises and deluxe city tours. Of course, entertaining Los Angeles shows are an important part of any vacation here, too. Treat yourself to exciting dinner shows like Medieval Times or theatrical performances from top-rated comedy and music stars.

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SeaWorld San Diego

San Diego
An aquatic animal theme park ideal for all ages and group sizes, SeaWorld® San Diego features exciting live presentations, rides, and exhibits that celebrate the marine life of many species. Guests can feel the rush with Manta®—a high-speed double-launch roller coaster; view real-life sharks up close at Shark Encounter; come face-to-face with playful bottlenose dolphins at Dolphin Point; and much more. Details
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Disneyland® Resort is a California staple featuring two theme parks, three hotels, and the Downtown Disney Area. Both children and adults can experience the magic of classic Disney fairytale character meet-and-greets, enchanting rides, spectacular parades, nightly fireworks, themed dining and much more at Disneyland Park, or newer Pixar favorites at Disney California Adventure Park. Details
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$285.00 $278.00
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San Diego Zoo

San Diego
Entertaining and educating families for over 100 years, the San Diego Zoo offers a 100-acre home to over 12,000 animals of more than 650 species, as well as more than 700,000 exotic plants. Enjoy guided bus tours, interactive play areas, live performances, 4-D theater shows, up-close views of exotic animals and a Wildlife Explorers Basecamp that’s fun for all ages. Details
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$69.00
Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood movie experience! With tickets for Universal Studios Hollywood, go behind the scenes on the world-famous Studio Tour and explore real film sets where Hollywood movies are made. Then, face the action head-on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s most popular movies and TV shows. Details
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$119.00
AWESOME AWAITS at LEGOLAND® California Resort, where families with children ages 2-12 can enjoy more than 60 rides, shows, and attractions. THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD is the newest immersive land that brings the hit movie to life in person! You can also soak up the sun and cool off at the LEGOLAND Water Park or chill out at SEA LIFE® aquarium. Details
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San Diego Zoo Safari Park boasts 1,800 acres of land in the San Pasqual Valley area and is among the biggest tourist attractions in the county. The park features more than 2,600 endangered animals from countries across the globe, as well as 3,500 plant species. Guests can experience a variety of safaris, including Cart Safari, Cheetah Safari, Behind-the-Scenes Safari, Flightline Safari and more. Details
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$69.00
Offering several package options for seeing California’s most iconic entertainment destinations, the Go Los Angeles® Pass lets guests visit their choice of attractions at a discounted rate—up to 45% off regular rates. Attractions include Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour, Six Flags Magic Mountain, LEGOLAND, Flagship Harbor Cruises, Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus Tours, and more. Details
$99.00
The Aquarium of the Pacific features more than 12,000 ocean animals representing nearly 500 species. Its focus is the Pacific Ocean, exploring the waters of the Tropical, Southern California, and Northern Pacific. There are 19 major habitats and 32 focus exhibits, as well as an ocean science and animal care center. Highlights include a shark lagoon, sea lion sanctuary, and Blue Cavern. Details
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$34.94
Located in Burbank on Warner Blvd., the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood offers an inside tour of the sets and soundstages used in a variety of classic Hollywood movies and shows, including Casablanca, Batman, Friends, The Big Bang Theory, Family Matters, The Matrix, Batman & Robin, The Animaniacs, Pretty Little Liars, and more! Guests can enjoy being taken around a 110-acre backlot, visiting the prop department, the picture car vault, the archive, and more. Details
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$69.00 $67.28
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Located right next to the TCL Chinese Theatre, the interactive Madame Tussauds Hollywood offers an incredible experience with uncanny wax replicas of A-list celebrities and other Hollywood stars from iconic westerns, modern classics, action movies, superhero series, and more. The attraction is great for guests of all types and is conveniently open 364 days a year. Details
$32.99
Offered by StarLine Tours, the Hop-On Hop-Off Double Decker City Tour lets guests see many of the top Los Angeles attractions, complete with narration by an expert guide. The service is made up of four interconnecting tour routes and two connector routes. Guests can choose from the Hollywood & Beverly Hills route, the Beverly Hills & Santa Monica route. Details
$49.00 $46.12
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Offering memorable dinner experiences atop the beautiful California waters, Marina del Rey Dining Cruises by Hornblower Cruises & Events is ideal for guests celebrating an anniversary, a birthday or other special occasion. Passengers can enjoy a casual daytime outing or a formal sit-down dinner, both accompanied by live music, fine wine and scenic views of the southern California coast. Details
$102.71
The nation’s longest-running and top-rated attraction, The Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is a one-of-a-kind experience ideal for many ages. The live show takes place in an elaborate 11th Century-style castle and features two hours of thrilling swordplay, spirited horses, a medieval-inspired musical score; unbelievable special effects; a no-silverware four-course feast, and more. Details
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Offered by Flagship Cruises & Events, the Champagne Brunch Cruise features free-flowing champagne, mimosas, delicious brunch, and live entertainment. Guests will be escorted to their private table, where they will be welcomed with a fresh mimosa, all their breakfast favorites, vegetarian options, and so much more! This two-hour brunch not only has delicious brunch options, but guests will get the ultimate relaxing escape with beautiful views of the San Diego and Coronado waterfront. Details
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Why spend more when you don't have to? The Go Los Angeles Explorer Pass gives you the most bang for your buck! Build an itinerary of up to 7 attractions from a large selection, including Warner Bros. Studios, Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and more. Additionally, skip the line at select attractions and get a free digital guidebook! There is no better way to see the top draws of Los Angeles. Details
$103.00
Visit the creepier side of Los Angeles and see the infamous Medieval Torture Museum! The museum has exhibits depicting brutal torture tools and methods from the late fifth to the fifteenth century. Brace yourself and allow this unique attraction to educate you about some of the most horrifying executions of history. Details
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Featuring the only floating Newport Beach restaurant, Newport Beach Dining Cruises by Hornblower Cruises & Events offers unforgettable dinner cruise experiences for a variety of occasions. Guests celebrating a birthday, an anniversary or another special occasion can enjoy two tour options, including a casual daytime outing or a formal sit-down dinner, both featuring enchanting music and fine wine. Details
$102.71
Explore the playground of the rich and famous with Big Bus Tours. The tour will allow guests to see all that Los Angeles offers at their convenience through hop-on and hop-off locations. Marvel at a Van Gogh in the Getty Center, find your favorite star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame and hit the shops on Rodeo Drive. The City of Angels is waiting to roll out the red carpet for you! Download the Big Bus app for real-time tracking to get the most out of Hop-On, Hop-Off. Details
$51.99
Explore some of the most incredible Art Deco buildings on a private Los Angeles Architecture Tour with personal guide. Enjoy the history of the breathtaking architecture of downtown L.A. and get a full introduction to the Art Deco and Beaux-Arts styles as you pass by the city’s beloved sites. The walking tour finishes at the famous Santee Alley outdoor market. Details
$244.00
Watch as world records come to life right before your eyes! Since 1991, this museum has been the home of records such as the World’s Farthest Long Jump. Visitors can even attempt to break a record of their own in the museum’s Attempt Arena, staffed with official adjudicators from Guinness World Records! Break a record, and take home an official Guinness certificate highlighting your achievement. Details
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Sample what Little Italy’s fare can offer in this ‘Pizza, Pasta and Piazzas’ San Diego food tour. Fill your day with delicious food and great company as your local expert tour guide takes you to beloved restaurants and shares interesting tidbits about the Italian Quarter of San Diego. Book your tickets now because a fantastic adventure awaits! Details
$75.00
The Richard Nixon Library and Museum comes with a plethora of information that helps you to discover all the important aspects of his time as president and beyond. With over 70 family-friendly exhibits and more than 300 original artifacts, it is easy to find something that appeals to everyone. View 11 original films and more than 600 photographs during your trip. While at the library and museum, make sure to visit the gardens, the place where Richard Nixon was born, and the helicopter of the President. Details
$25.00
Explore one of America’s finest cities on the Best of San Diego Walking Tour! Hit the highlights of the city’s history and culture with your own personal guide. Visit historic US Grant Hotel, enjoy a light snack in the Gaslamp Quarter, and more during this private tour. At the end, hop aboard the USS Midway for a self-guided audio tour (tickets included). Details
$359.00
Grab your camera and binoculars and be on the lookout for dolphins and whales! This narrated ocean excursion will teach you about Dana Point’s abundant marine life, from sea lions to birds and more. Take advantage of the ship’s Eye-to-Eye Underwater Viewing Pods to see what it’s like to swim along with dolphins. Listen to the hydrophone to also hear whale and dolphin vocalizations! Details
$89.00
Hop on a scooter and explore the Downtown and Balboa areas on this self-guided tour. Quickly get a feel for the city as you cruise around. Don't worry about navigation– The Scooter's talking GPS will keep you on track, so you can focus on having fun.

Inclusions
  • Electric scooter.

  • Rider orientation.

  • Helmets.


Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.

  • Gratuities.

  • Taxes.


Not suitable for:
  • Children under the age of 15.


Conditions
  • 1 Scooter will hold a maximum of 1 person. Prices are per person.

  • Must be 15 years or older to rent riders under 18 must have a parent or guardian present at all times. Must possess a major credit card and a valid government-issued picture ID (international license is not necessary, international passport accepted). Scooters do not accommodate passengers of any kind.

  • On the day of rental, a security deposit will be held on your credit card until the Scooter is returned. All riders must sign a standard participant agreement. Renters will have the option to purchase Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) insurance on the day of rental.

  • Renters are free to extend the length of their tour on the day of rental. Additional rental time will be charged in 15-minute increments.

  • Scooters must be returned to rental location before dusk.
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$63.11
This dinner cruise in San Diego is perfect for any occasion! Flagship Cruises’ Sunday Dinner on the Bay pairs a gourmet meal with incredible views of the San Diego's skyline like you have never seen before! See 25 miles of beautiful downtown San Diego, eat a delicious meal prepared fresh on board, and toast the night with a glass of complimentary champagne. Details
$118.01 $105.00
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Explore the Best of San Diego on this full-day San Diego tour in a private vehicle! The city is known for its long stretches of beaches, amazing weather, popular family attractions, and array culinary options. See the sights and hear the local stories behind the historical and cultural progress that has shaped the city into what it is today. Details
$864.00
Orchestrated by the first company in Los Angeles to offer tours of celebrity homes, this tour offers guests the opportunity to see how the stars live. You might even catch a glimpse of your favorite movie star or celebrity! Guests will also get to see Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, the Sunset Strip, and other famous Hollywood and Los Angeles landmarks such as the Hollywood sign. Details
$58.75
Take in the sights and sounds of the Fashion and Flower districts of downtown LA! On this tour, bask in the experience of wading through the beloved local markets, learning about the history of the place that defines the City of Angels, and even get to know the best stores in town to sample the district’s favorite dishes! Details
$314.00
Get to see what makes Los Angeles special in one day! The city is known not just as the entertainment capital of the world, but also for its idyllic beaches, exciting nightlife, and myriad of attractions and activities. Guests on this tour will experience the culture and see the sites that define LA– from its beautiful neighborhoods to its famous districts! Details
$869.00
Enjoy the real life locations that have appeared on the big screen on this driving tour! Los Angeles’ known for its entertainment, being home to well known actors, and its amazing pop culture history. On this tour, you will be taken to classic Hollywood haunts around the City of Angels, all the while learning about some of its beloved shops and restaurants! Details
$684.00
See the waves of the Pacific Ocean during this driving tour around San Diego! The city is home to a handful of different beach cultures and 70 miles of coastline. On this tour, you will be driven around the picturesque sea-side stretches to see the amazing rock formations, activity of the local wildlife and watch the skaters, surfers and partygoers go! Details
$784.00
Experience the gastronomical wonders of Los Angeles! With a population density in millions and having a diverse heritage, it’s not surprising that the City of Angels is also known for being a melting pot of cultures and cuisines. Guests on this tour will indulge as they walk, eat and learn about what it feels like to live locally in LA! Details
$334.00
Discover what locals love about Los Angeles on this trip! The city is world famous not only because of Hollywood, but also for its gorgeous beaches, amazing weather, and diversity of cultures. Guests on this tour will get to enjoy highlights of the city’s sites, people and local scenes, and understand how all these variables build up to define LA! Details
$684.00
Discover why Beverly Hills is known as America’s most famous zip code during this Private Walking Tour of Beverly Hills 90210. This two and half hour private tour is full of stops at plush hotels and the world-famous high-end shopping district at Rodeo Drive and home to many Hollywood stars! Details
$249.00
Join and see magnificent buildings full of innovation and striking visual designs on this Downtown LA walking tour! Los Angeles is rich in architectural wonders that only make sense in the context of the history around the time they were built. Guests are encouraged to discover the beautiful sights and cultural history of these iconic buildings on this tour! Details
$264.00
Get an insider's look into one of America's iconic beach neighborhoods and explore all they offer during this Private Walking Tour of Venice Beach! This two and half hour private guided tour will have guests exploring the streets of Venice Beach like the locals do. As you finish the private walking tour, your guide will leave you to enjoy the West Coast's best ice cream at Salt & Straw. Details
$289.00
Offered by Flagship Cruises & Events, San Diego Harbor Dinner cruise features a freshly prepared meal with incredible views of San Diego's most scenic waterfront sights. Guest will dine on a three-course freshly prepared meal made from locally sourced ingredients, sustainable seafood, and the most refined flavors in the region. Whether you choose to sit indoors or outdoors, you will still enjoy the fresh air and spectacular views! Details
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Explore through one of the most scenic places in the country on this San Diego tour! On this tour, you will see the city’s beloved landmarks and learn about the history and culture that has shaped the area for years. Not only will your eyes enjoy the views, but you will also get a chance to discover the heart of the city through its rich food scenery! Details
$784.00
Secret Food Tours now features Los Angeles, California, one of the most populated places in America, and a multicultural hub renowned for its diverse culinary scene! L.A. is perfect for the food-obsessed, and new restaurants are opening all the time. This tour includes a local guide that provides insight into the booming food scene; and of course, delicious samplings at each stop! Details
$79.00
San Diego is known across the states for its miles of sandy beaches, temperate weather and now, great food. With an incredibly diverse range of influences from across the globe, 'America's finest city' has adopted an array of vibrant cuisines and added unique twists to make it their own. Using the freshest ingredients and some of the finest chefs, this city will provide the perfect foodie adventure for a delectable Secret Food Tour.

The downtown area is one of the best places in the city to see the roots of all the cultures that have contributed to our cuisine. With old hotels, historic buildings, and our colorful areas like Little Italy, this area is truly emblematic of the rich cultural heritage that makes up the fabric of San Diego history. As you stand on these historic streets, you'll be able to see the nearby downtown high rises and get a sense of the evolution in architecture and culture that has developed over generations. Details
$85.00
Sesame Place boasts 16 kid-friendly rides, 9 family-friendly water rides, 3 live Sesame Street® shows, and so much more. From first amusement park moments to lifelong memories, your entire family will love visiting Sesame Place. No matter if you’re 2 or 62, you’re bound to find fun at Sesame Place! Details
$84.99 $64.99
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Experience the best of San Diego’s Little Italy on this SoDiego walking tour. Sample a variety of wines and food offerings (Italian pasta and a charcuterie spread) as you visit three different establishments, all while local wine enthusiasts give you the inside scoop on wine production and the history of Little Italy. Book a tour today to discover all that Little Italy has to offer. Details
$120.00
Set sail for fun, adventure and romance at Pirates Dinner Adventure! This interactive Buena Park dinner show offers action-packed entertainment for the whole family. The action is set aboard an 18th-century Spanish ship adrift in a 250,000-gallon indoor lagoon. You’ll enjoy a feast fit for a pirate, astonishing special effects, swashbuckling swordplay, and more! Details
$65.95